Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
Life of Pi Part 1, Chapter 12 Summary
How It All Goes Down
- The author interjects. Pi gets agitated sometimes in the telling of his story. And the author, for some reason, told Pi he likes spicy food when, really, it makes his "digestive tract twist and groan in agony like a boa constrictor that has swallowed a lawn mower" (1.12.2). Sounds painful.